Della Sue (Beyers) Wildman, 84, of Louisville, Kentucky, formerly of Washington and Bedford, Indiana, died Dec. 11, 2017.
She was born March 3, 1933, in Lawrence County, Indiana, to Lee and Ruth (Schreiber) Beyers, both deceased. Siblings unclude Daniel Beyers and Joseph (Brenda) Beyers, both of Bedford, Blossom (Danny) Weddle of Evansville, and Leah Beyers, deceased.
Her husband, Aden W. Wildman, whom she married Nov. 25, 1953, died Jan. 23, 1990. They had five children, Gene (Diane) of Nashville, Tennessee, Mark (Bonnie) of Valparaiso, Jerry (Jennifer) of Mt. Pleasant, Texas, Jay (Rachel) of Washington, and Lisa (Joe) Cooley, of Louisville.
A homemaker, Sue was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and having committed her life to Christ at a young age, she was a member of the Church of Christ.
She is also survived by grandchildren Tiffany, Josh, Tyler, Ethan, Joelle, Baylee, and Madison Wildman, and Alex, Jessica, and Jennifer Cooley. There are three great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews, as well as her nephew and niece Paul and Phyllis (Wildman) Spencer, who provided extensive assistance over the last couple of years.
Visitation will be at Queen-Lee Chapel in Shoals from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 14, and prior to the service Friday, Dec. 15, from 10 a.m. to the time of service at 11 a.m. Brother Ed Owens of Oolitic will lead the funeral service at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 15.
Pallbearers will be her grandsons Tyler, Ethan, Josh Wildman, Alex Cooley, and nephews Ralph and Wayne Wildman. Burial will be at Mt. Union Cemetery in Martin County.
In lieu of flowers, etc., memorials can be made to the North Elementary Library fund or your local Humane Society.
The Queen-Lee Chapel of the Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes is in charge of the arrangements.